David Bowie's Final Recordings to Appear on 'Lazarus' Cast Album

David Bowie's Final Recordings to Appear on 'Lazarus' Cast Album

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David Bowie's Final Recordings to Appear on 'Lazarus' Cast Album news

David Bowie’s final studio recordings, three songs the late icon crafted during the ‘Blackstar’ sessions, will feature on the ‘Lazarus Cast Album.’ Credit: Jimmy King

David Bowie's final studio recordings, including three unreleased songs the late icon crafted during the Blackstar sessions, will be released on the Lazarus Cast Album on October 21st.

The three tracks – "No Plan," "Killing a Little Time" and "When I Met You" – originally appeared in Bowie's musical Lazarus, where the production's cast performed them. Lazarus Cast Album's second disc features Bowie's own versions of these three tracks, recorded along with the same jazz troupe, led by saxophonist Donny McCaslin, that featured on Blackstar. Bowie's album version of "Lazarus" is also included.

The first disc of the Lazarus Cast Recording boasts the New York production's renditions of 18 Bowie songs, which the rocker reconceived as a quasi-sequel to his 1976 film The Man Who Fell to Earth. The cast album was recorded on January 11th, 2016, hours after Bowie died the previous night. Cast members learned of Bowie's death upon entering the studio to record the album.

Those who pre-order the Lazarus Cast Album starting September 16th receive star Michael C. Hall's rendition of "Lazarus" as well as Sophia Anna Caruso's version of "Life on Mars." Visit Bowie's site for more information.

The Lazarus Cast Album arrives as a 2-CD or 3-LP set on October 21st. The show's star Hall will perform at the Mercury Prize ceremony on September 15th, where Blackstar is among the 12 albums up for the prestigious award. The London production of Lazarus opens November 8th.

Lazarus Cast Album Track List

1. Ricky Nelson – "Hello Mary Lou (Goodbye Heart)"
2. Michael C. Hall & Original New York Cast of Lazarus – "Lazarus"
3. Michael C. Hall, Lynn Craig & Original New York Cast of Lazarus – "It's No Game"
4. Sophia Anne Caruso & Original New York Cast of Lazarus – "This Is Not America"
5. Charlie Pollack – "The Man Who Sold The World"
6. Sophia Anne Caruso – "No Plan"
7. Michael Esper & Original New York Cast of Lazarus – "Love Is Lost"
8. Cristin Milioti & Original New York Cast of Lazarus – "Changes"
9. Michael C. Hall & Original New York Cast of Lazarus – "Where Are We Now"
10. Michael C. Hall, Cristin Milioti, Michael Esper, Sophia Anne Caruso, Krystina Alabado & Original New York Cast of Lazarus – "Absolute Beginners"
11. Michael Esper – "Dirty Boys"
12. Michael C. Hall – "Killing A Little Time"
13. Sophia Anne Caruso – "Life On Mars"
14. Nicholas Christopher, Lynn Craig, Michael Esper, Sophia Anne Caruso & Original New York Cast of Lazarus – "All The Young Dudes"
15. David Bowie – "Sound And Vision"
16. Cristin Milioti – "Always Crashing in the Same Car"
17. Michael Esper & Original New York Cast of Lazarus – "Valentine’s Day"
18. Michael C. Hall & Krystina Alabama – "When I Met You"
19. Michael C. Hall, Sophia Anne Caruso & Original New York Cast of Lazarus "Heroes"

CD 2:

1. David Bowie – "Lazarus"
2. David Bowie – "No Plan"
3. David Bowie – "Killing A Little Time"
4. David Bowie – "When I Met You"

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